The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 110 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.27% -
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 2.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £548 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
212 188 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.58% 10.02% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 102 59
Median daily rate £375 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £20.25 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £548 -
Xen
North West

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) C

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) Mongrel
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) SoftLayer
3 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk